Scientists May Have Discovered the Mechanism Behind Mysterious COVID-19 Symptoms

Blood Problem Concept

Scientists have found a biological mechanism that has never been described before, which may help explain the disturbed blood coagulation that has often been observed in n patients with serious and long-term COVID-19. In patients with serious and long-term COVID-19, disrupted blood coagulation has often been observed. Now, researchers at Linköping University (LiU), Sweden, have … Read more

New Polymer Membrane Tech Improves Carbon Capture Efficiency

Energy Power Plant

New membrane technology has been developed that allows for more efficient removal of carbon dioxide from mixed gases, such as emissions from power plants. Scientists have developed a new membrane technology that allows for more efficient removal of carbon dioxide (CO2) from mixed gases, such as power plant emissions. “To demonstrate the capability of our … Read more

Aerodynamics of Magnificent Ancient Creatures

Flight of Magnificent Ancient Creatures

Research sheds light on the flight of magnificent ancient creatures. Credit: Chihiro Kinoshita What the new Jurassic Park movie gets wrong: Aerodynamic analysis causes a rethink of the biggest pterosaur. One of the most exciting moments of Jurassic World Dominion, the new Jurassic Park sequel, is when the Quetzalcoatlus swoops down from the sky and … Read more

“Traffic Calming” – Coral Reef Fish Breed More Successfully if Motorboat Noise Is Reduced

Spiny Chromis Family

Spiny chromis family. Credit: Dr. Sophie Nedelec Coral reef fish breed more successfully if motorboat noise is reduced, new research shows. Scientists introduced “traffic calming” on three coral reefs for an entire breeding season – cutting the number of boats within 100 meters (328 feet), and reducing the speed of those within that distance. They … Read more

Scientists Discover “Ghost” Fossils – “Completely Unexpected”

Microscopic Plankton Cell-Wall Coverings Preserved As “Ghost” Fossil Impressions

The images show the impressions of a collapsed cell-wall covering (a coccosphere) on the surface of a fragment of ancient organic matter (left) with the individual plates (coccoliths) enlarged to show the exquisite preservation of sub-micron-scale structures (right). The blue image is inverted to give a virtual fossil cast, i.e., to show the original three-dimensional … Read more

Persistent Dust Storms Batter Iraq

Persistent Dust Storms Batter Iraq

By Michael Carlowicz, NASA Earth Observatory May 20, 2022 May 16, 2022 At least eight major events in Iraq have darkened skies and sickened people in the past six weeks. Iraq and other countries of the Middle East have been battered by a series of severe dust storms since the beginning of April 2022. Thousands … Read more

Medicinal Cannabis Reduces Pain and Need for Opiate Painkillers Among Cancer Patients

Cannabis and Medication Pills

A new research study finds that medicinal cannabis reduces cancer-related pain and the need for opiate-based painkillers. Medicinal cannabis reduces cancer-related pain and the need for opiate-based painkillers, reveals a new comprehensive study of its use by oncology patients. A comprehensive assessment of the benefits of medical cannabis for cancer-related pain found that for most … Read more

Spanish Dancer Galaxy Twirls Into View – Dark Energy Camera Captures Celestial Phenomena

Spanish Dancer Galaxy Twirls Into View – Dark Energy Camera Captures Celestial Phenomena

This image, taken by astronomers using the US Department of Energy-fabricated Dark Energy Camera on the Víctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, a Program of NSF’s NOIRLab, captures the galaxy NGC 1566 as it twirls, flinging its arms through the vastness of space. Colloquially nicknamed the Spanish Dancer, this spiral galaxy … Read more